Creating Skills for life

Short Courses Micro-Credentials


Courses Overview 

These six non-accredited micro-credential courses are being offered through the My Village online Learning Platform. 

  1. COVID Safe for Personal Services (Beauty and Nails) 

    This course has been designed for those who work in the beauty, nail salons, massage (therapeutic and non-therapeutic), tanning, tattoo parlours, spas, saunas and bathhouses sector. It will give you a deeper understanding of COVID-19, and how to keep yourself, your colleagues and your customers safe from the virus in the work environment.

  2. COVID Safe for Dining In

    This course has been designed for those who work in the Hospitality Sector. It will give you a deeper understanding of COVID-19, and how to keep yourself, your colleagues and your customers safe from the virus in the work environment.

  3. Digital Literacy Essentials (MCC00013)

    This course provides an introduction to modern digital technologies, software and popular social media platforms that are currently in use across many careers and industries. It also explores pathways for learning and ways to keep current with rapid advances in technology in today's modern world.

  4. Communication Technologies for Business Success (MCC00015) 

    Being able to clearly and effectively communicate with colleagues over diverse, dispersed and dynamic organisational structures and environments is more important than ever before. This course explores some of the most popular digital communication technologies and software used by industry today and how you can use these tools to help improve productivity and collaboration in any workplace.

  5. Cyber Security Essentials (MCC00014) *NEW
    In today’s increasingly digital world, cybersecurity is seen as one of the biggest risks to personal and organisational safety. With almost every organisation having an online presence, no business or industry is exempt from this growing risk. This course provides an introduction to cybersecurity, what the various risks for staff and businesses are, and what you can do to ensure your personal and organisational information is secure.
  6. Digital Data Essentials (MCC00016) *NEW

    Digital data has the capacity to change the way we live and work. The amount of personal data that individuals increasingly provide to organisations is already having a significant impact on our everyday lives. This course will give you an introduction to data, helping you understand what data is, how leading businesses are using data to make informed business decisions, and where the future of digital data is heading.

Download the Frequently Asked Questions information sheet. 

Career Opportunities 

Our micro-credentials will help students improve their career prospects, and maintain currency in their field.

Entry Requirements 

  • Citizen of the  following countries (Fiji, Nauru, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu)
  • Those from sectors affected by COVID-19
  • Current and valid email address - Essential
  • A good understanding of written and spoken English
  • Access to a laptop/smart phone or device with reliable internet to complete the course online
  • Introductory level of Digital Literacy


Resources Required 

In order to successfully complete your online studies you must have access to a device with a reliable internet connection to access APTC’s learning management system ‘My Village’.
As the content includes audio, using a headset is recommended but not essential.
To ensure the best experience, we recommend using a computer or laptop with Microsoft Office applications. My Village also works well on a tablet or mobile phone but you may not be able to complete some of the activities that require use of Microsoft Excel and Word. Most web browsers support My Village. For more information on browser support for desktop, tablet and mobile support please visit the System Requirements for My Village link


The fees for each course within this project are subsidized and no fees are payable.

Application Process

APPLY ONLINE All Applications are to be made via the APTC website by completing the   ONLINE APPLICATION FORM  
Application processing time is  7 Days


APTC is an Australian Government initiative in partnership with the Pacific and Timor-Leste.

APTC is implemented by TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275)

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